Originally Posted by smokinghole
Get yourself a pitcher a 2 quart is a good start. I use a 16qt aluminum pot for this by the way. I pull the necessary decoction volume using the pitcher and dump it in the 16 qt pot. I then heat it to the temp I want and then I boil it and add it back to the cooler. It's that easy.
That is what I figured, I may have been over thinking it. You will boil your decoction, then add back to cooler which has been sitting for a bit, waiting for the re-introduction of the decoction, with the liquid until you reach the desired temp. Once you reach the temp, what would you do with the remaining liquid in the pot? Drop it back in later before you mash out?